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Topic: Cancelling Culture

The panel discussed issues such as harmful speech in the digital age and the difference between forgiving, excusing and denying justice.

News, University News

Veritas Forum panel discusses the meaning of cancel culture and forgiveness

February 21, 2021 0 comments

In a world where hostility is rewarded with attention and controversy becomes viral within moments, how do we hold space for the opposing opinion? What does it mean for one to be “cancelled”? Can we forgive mistakes made in public? 

Thomas ’21: Cancelling cancel culture

Columns, Opinions

Thomas ’21: Cancelling cancel culture

November 6, 2018 7 comments

The practice of “cancelling” is becoming increasingly common. By cancelling, I mean the process by which people mark someone as problematic and withdraw any and all prior support to ignore and exclude this person.